Legal Team

Legal Team: Jacob P. Van Wynen

Contact Information

Office Telephone: 504-830-3939

Jacob P. Van Wynen joined Leefe, Gibbs, Sullivan & Dupre, in 2013 as an Associate. Prior to becoming an Associate, Jacob was a summer associate at the firm during the summers of 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Jacob has experience in various forms of litigation, including insurance defense, commercial litigation, and successions.

Jacob earned his J.D. from Loyola University of New Orleans Law School in 2013, and received his B.S. in political science and English from Weber State University in 2008, graduating magna cum laude. While attending Weber State University, Jacob also studied at Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C.

Being a native of Salt Lake City, Utah, Jacob and his wife seized the opportunity to move to New Orleans where he attended law school. While living in New Orleans, they fell in love with the people, culture, food and weather, and decided to make the City their permanent home.

Jacob is an active member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Jacob is actively engaged in his local community and Church. Jacob has held, and currently holds, integral positions in the various leadership and administrative organizations of his Church. Jacob participates in service opportunities and projects throughout the community on a regular and frequent basis.

Jacob is happily married to his wife Angelina, and has two children. His family is founded on the principle that no other success can compensate for failure in the home.